Jan 1, 1993

Coronary arterial anatomy of the one-humped camel (Camelus dromedarius)

Veterinary Research Communications
S R Ghazi, M Tadjalli


The detailed coronary arterial anatomy of seven camels was studied and compared with that of horses and cattle. In camels, there is a bilateral coronary supply, the right coronary artery being the larger. The left coronary artery follows the same pattern as that in horses. The ramus collateralis proximalis in camels separates off some distance away from the origin of the ramus interventricularis paraconalis, as in horses, whereas it separates of very quickly in cattle. The ramus collateralis distalis has two branches in camels, whereas the left distal ventriculi ramus does not branch. The ramus angularis is also absent but the left distal atrii ramus is present.

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Coronary Circulation
Entire Right Coronary Artery
Left Coronary Artery Structure
Ramus Intermedius Artery
Branch of plant
Sinus Node Artery
Arterial Anatomy
Corrosion Casting

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